Monthly Archives: March 2016

Our Board of Directors rides with Soul Cycle to raise funds for GO!

Grace Outreach is proud to announce that its Board of Directors have partnered with Soul Cycle to host a 45-minute, heart-pumping fundraiser ride to support the efforts of Grace Outreach. The event will take place on Saturday, April 9th at 2:30PM at Soul Cycle West Village (126 Leroy Street). Please click https://www.crowdrise.com/cycleforeducation/fundraiser/graceoutreachbronx to participate in… Read more »

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Read our student’s moving essay on conquering her fears at GO

Tani got her High School Equivalency degree with Grace Outreach and then attended our College Prep program to get ready for college. But as she writes, it wasn’t easy. Tani’s agorophobia kept her in her apartment for years but now she’s ready to go to school at Hostos and become a therapist. We’re so proud… Read more »

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Symposium and Community Gathering on Adult Education in the Bronx

What is the current state of Adult Literacy in the Bronx?  Are there good opportunities for all Bronx residents to access adult literacy programs and classes?  Is the current TASC exam which measures equivalency helping or not helping students?  What can the programs and organizations do more of to help students and increase capacity?  What… Read more »

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Grace Outreach staff lifts weights and creates a Scholarship!

Last Saturday three members of the Grace Outreach Staff competed in the Iron Maidens Raw Open: Danae Mcleod, Derrian Robinson, and Bintou Darboe (pictured above) lifted weights to a crowd of 150 people at Crossfit South Brooklyn. We tested our squat, bench press, and deadlift strength, and helped raise money for a scholarship that will benefit Grace… Read more »

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You’re invited to the Iron Maidens Open fundraiser for GO!

Come cheer on your instructors Derrian, Bintou and Danae at the Iron Maidens Raw Open this Saturday, March 5th. Competitors have been raising money to create a scholarship for Grace Outreach college-bound students with no access to financial aid. The event is free and open to the public. Stop by and cheer on these strong… Read more »

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Iron Maidens Open starts a scholarship with GO!

The Iron Maidens Raw Open is an all female powerlifting competition hosted by Crossfit South Brooklyn and they’re raising money for a scholarship for Grace Outreach Students! 65 women are competing in Iron Maidens this year from all over the East Coast. Each woman gets 3 attempts to test how much they can lift in… Read more »

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